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Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 07:14 PM EDT

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Dating app Plenty of Fish is banning face filters across its platform in a move aimed at deterring users from creating deceptive profiles, NBC News reported. In a blog post on Tuesday, the site announced that it... »

California Live Welcomes New Neighbor, Kelly Clarkson, to the Universal Lot

California Live welcomed Kelly Clarkson and her crew to the NBC Lot ahead of her talk show debut with the delicious Cousins Maine Lobster food truck. »

‘London Literary Pub’ Tour Brings Writers and Writing Home

A bartender asks Gavin Smith whether he fancies a citrus pale ale or Kolsch-style lager at the Newman Arms — a London pub dating back to 1730. The 47-year-old Liphook, England, resident makes his choice,... »

World's Largest Starbucks Gets Opening Date in Chicago

The world’s largest Starbucks is coming to Chicago - in November. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery is scheduled to open Nov. 15 on the Magnificent Mile, the Chicago Tribune reported. »

New Vending Machines at NYC's 30 Rock Offer Kimchi, Engagement Ring

If you wanted to buy a jar of kimchi, an RGB action figure and an engagement ring in the same place at the same time, you can do it at a new storefront opened this week at Rockefeller Center. Located in... »

Pizza Hut's 'Book It' Reading Program Gets Digital Update

Pizza Hut's 'Book It' Reading Program Gets Digital Update

Remember when you earned points for all the books you read and traded them in for free Personal Pan Pizzas? Children of the '80s and '90s may be happy to hear that Pizza Hut's Book It! program is still... »

WATCH: Kelly Clarkson Hosts 'Clear the Shelters' Special

Kelly Clarkson hosts NBC's fifth annual "Clear the Shelters" special. Watch the most memorable moments from across the country of this year's animal adoption initiative. »

Freeze, Can, Pickle, Dry? Ways to Preserve Summer Produce

In the last warm weeks of summer, it's hard to imagine that today's tomatoes, corn, peaches and other late-summer bounty will soon be just memories. But wait, they don't have to be. »

With a Nudge From the Young and Sober, Mocktails Taking Hold

Five years ago, for her 27th birthday, Lorelei Bandrovschi gave up drinking for a month on a dare. She was a casual drinker and figured it would be easy. It was, but she hadn't banked on learning so much... »

MTV's 'Jersey Shore' House Is Available to Rent

MTV's 'Jersey Shore' House Is Available to Rent

Summer is unofficially over, but there’s still time to enjoy the beach! For an authentic New Jersey shore experience, why not stay at the very house used in MTV’s popular reality show, aptly named “Jersey... »

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Closer to Free Ride 2019
Closer to Free Ride 2019
NBC Connecticut is proud to be connecting you with the Closer to Free Ride presented by Bank of America, on Saturday, September 7. "Connecticut’s Best Ride" ride benefits Smilow Cancer Hospital... Read more
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